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Manager -Transmission Planning


Orange, CT, US, 06477 Rochester, NY, US



Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalisation. The group supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.

Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its customers the most advanced products and services. Thanks to its commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its contribution to sustainability and the fight against climate change.



Sign-on bonus available!

$10,000.00 sign-on bonus available to external applicant hired.

Job Summary

• Oversees, manages, and develops teams of transmission planners focused on the pursuit of transmission business development opportunities.
• Acts as the primary liaison between the Transmission Networks Planning (TNP) and Networks Business Development (NBD) groups in accordance with appropriate standards of conduct between regulated and unregulated business activities.
• Collaborates with and advises the NBD team, as the primary customer, on technical transmission planning related issues to assist in establishing priorities and solution strategies in support of transmission business opportunities.
• Leverages deep understanding of reliability standards and OATTs to design, oversee, and assist in the performance of transmission reliability assessments.


• Manage, lead, and develop technical planning team(s) in the successful pursuit of innovative transmission business development opportunities.• Contribute to a culture of collaboration and continuous personal development.
• Act as the primary technical and planning subject matter expert in advising a cross-functional Business Development team by utilizing depth/ breadth of knowledge across electric system areas.
• Effectively communicate, influence, and motivate at all levels through clear and concise communications including verbal, written, and presentation methods.
• Perform and/or oversee analytic studies to ensure quality and accuracy of computations and conclusions as needed in support of business development objectives (e.g. thermal, stability, short circuit, economic, etc.).
• May serve as a witness in regulatory proceedings (e.g. project permitting, siting, etc.).
• Identify opportunities, risks, or challenges and take appropriate actions in collaboration with diverse stakeholders.
• Apply management and leadership expertise to optimize internal and external team resources and commitments while setting expectations for stakeholders.
• Accountable for the performance, results, and actions of the Transmission Planning (Business Development) group.
• Develop and promote relationships through networking and collaboration with other strategic partners in support of AVANGRID Business Development interests.

Each employee must accept responsibility for their own safety and health as well as the safety and health of their fellow employees.

Note:  The above Key Responsibilities/Duties are not intended to be all inclusive. Employees in this position may be required to perform other related aspects of the job not listed above in support of AVANGRID business needs.


Skills and Requirements

BSEE( Electrical Engineering) required, or BS Energy systems/ Power systems or  similar discipline

This position requires the following:
• Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering required. Advanced degree, professional licensure, or specialized courses in electric power systems preferred.
• 5+ years experience in transmission planning, design, or operations.
• Strong working knowledge of regional reliability processes and practices including FERC, NERC, NPCC, ISOs, and OATTs.
• Experience performing or overseeing transmission reliability assessments using software such as PSS/E, TARA, PSLF, and/or PowerWorld.
• Demonstrated ability developing and leading technical teams to solve complex transmission business problems.
• Advanced critical thinking skills to guide the collaborative development of innovative solutions.



  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Be a role model
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Be agile

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions.  This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

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Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford

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